Legal hacking is a movement.
Several legal hacking events — i.e., meetings at which developers engage in coding or other development activities leading to the creation of new legal technologies, or enter their new legal technologies in competitions — are scheduled for the coming weeks [if you know of others, please mention them in the comments]:
- April 15: Legal Hackathon at Brooklyn Law School Incubator & Policy (BLIP) Clinic, Brooklyn, New York, USA
- April 18: Georgetown Law Center Iron Tech Lawyer Competition, Washington, DC, USA
- May 12: lawTechCamp 2012: Legal Technology Unconference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- May 19: International Legislative Unhackathon, San Francisco, California, USA, and online
- July 6-7: Open Legislative Data in Paris: A Conference of the Third Kind with Hacktivists and Academics, Paris, France.
- January 20-21, 2013: Legal tech hackathon on trademark technology, Mountain View, California, USA [Twitter hashtag: #TMHacks ].
- February 23, 2013: Open Data Day 2013 Hackathon – DC Metro Area, Washington, DC. [Twitter hashtags: #opendataday #dc]
- April 2013: Law Hack Camp, London.
Thanks to Ed Walters and Roger Skalbeck for suggestions.
[NOTE: Updated 27 October 2012 to add Law Hack Camp, London.]